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Doing the Hard, but Necessary Work

Kurt Hatch brings his skills and knowledge as an anti-racist educator to the School of Education's Educational Administration Program

October 15, 2021

Someone to Look Up To

Social Work & Criminal Justice Dean Keva Miller has become a person like those who nurtured and mentored her throughout her life — someone whom others look up to.

October 8, 2021

Milgard's Hiring - Executive Assistant to the Dean

Reporting directly to Dean Altaf Merchant (Milgard School of Business Dean) this position supports the Dean and provides oversight and support to several functions within the Dean’s Office. Independent and strategic thinking, leadership, and problem solving are required on a daily basis to implement initiatives and provide guidance within the Dean’s office and among the Milgard Leadership Teams. This position requires collaboration with the Director of Operations and also supervises and leads staff.

October 6, 2021

Filled with Joy

As Chancellor Sheila Edwards Lange begins her new role, she reflects on her personal journey and her vision for UW Tacoma's future.

September 29, 2021

Making a Comeback

Students are days away from returning to campus, and the Integrated Facilities Management team has been working hard to prepare the way.

September 24, 2021

Construction of Milgard Hall

Slated for opening in January 2023, Milgard Hall will be a home for innovation, where business and technology meet. The building will be named Milgard Hall in honor of James A. and Carolyn Milgard and the Gary E. Milgard Family Foundations, longtime supporters of the University of Washington Tacoma.

July 27, 2021

What does it mean to be an AACSB accredited business school?

Established in 1916, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) is an internationally recognized nonprofit organization that independently reviews business schools across the globe. AACSB Accreditation is the largest and most widely recognized business accreditation in the world. Since the first accreditations in 1919, AACSB has accredited business programs for over 100 years. Achieving AACSB accreditation follows a rigorous review process and less than 5% of the 16,000+ business programs worldwide have received AACSB accreditation.

July 26, 2021

Discover Milgard's Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Council

Established in January 2021, Milgard’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Council is an advisory and recommending body to the Dean on inculcation of best practices, policies and promotion of knowledge and skills to ensure that all members of the Milgard community are treated with respect and dignity, have access and voice, and an opportunity to achieve their full potential. Chaired by the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer, the Council will consist of 12-15 individuals representing all constituent groups including undergraduate and graduate students, alumni, faculty, staff, and community collaborators. The first cohort of Council members will serve a 1-2 year term, meeting monthly from September to June in the academic year.

July 26, 2021

Going Places

The library can change a life, just ask new UW Tacoma Library Director Annie Downey.

July 13, 2021